Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of painter Marion de Sola Mendes measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1977. Found are three painted miniature portraits, biographical material, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and writings.
Marion de Sola Mendes papers, 1926-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Marion de Sola Mendes (1909-1972) was a painter in New York City, New York. She was active in many arts organizations and studied with Ralph Fabri. She served as president of the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Stern, cousins of Mendes, donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in 1977.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001